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Christian Church in Prescott

     Do you live in Prescott, Arizona and are looking for a great church to attend?  Then look no further!  Agua Fria Christian Church is a congregation that is committed to preaching and teaching the Bible and sound doctrine.  We are a family of believers who are committed to reaching out to those in the community and fulfilling the great commission. 
     Our Congregation is located just 15 miles South East of Prescott on Hwy 69.  If you live in the Prescott, AZ area or are planning to visit, then know you are always welcome to join us.  Click on any of the links to the left to find out more about our church.  God Bless You!


The following information on the history on Prescott is taken from Wikipedia.

     Governor John Noble Goodwin selected the original site of Prescott following his first tour of the new territory. Goodwin selected a site 20 miles (32 km) south of the temporary capital on the west side of Granite Creek near a number of mining camps. The territorial capital was later moved to the new site along with Fort Whipple, with the new town named in honor of historian William H. Prescott during a public meeting on May 30, 1864. Robert W. Groom surveyed the new community, and an initial auction sold 73 lots on June 4, 1864. By July 4, 1864 a total of 232 lots had been sold within the new community.

Prescott served as capital of Arizona Territory until November 1, 1867 when the capital was moved to Tucson by act of the 4th Arizona Territorial Legislature. The capital was returned to Prescott in 1877 by the 9th Arizona Territorial Legislature. The capital was finally moved to Phoenix on February 4, 1889 by the 15th Arizona Territorial Legislature.

The Sharlot Hall Museum houses much of Prescott's territorial history, and the Smoki and Phippen museums also maintain local collections. Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott boasts many historic buildings, including The Palace, Arizona's oldest restaurant and bar, and many other buildings that have been converted to boutiques, art galleries, bookstores, and restaurants. The City is named after author William H. Prescott, whose writings were popular during the Civil War.

After several major fires in the early part of the century, downtown Prescott was rebuilt with brick. The central courthouse plaza, a lawn under huge old elm trees, is a good gathering and meeting place. Cultural events and performances take place on many nights in the summer on the plaza.


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